Nicky Toys 054 Standard Herald
Standard Herald MKII by Nicky/Dinky Toys 054. Near mint plus/boxed. Scarce in SILVER. From A Phenomenal Collection. Starting bid £300. Please note that QDT apply 12.5% buyer's commission.
Sought after models that are so difficult to find in good condition! Dinky dies were sold to the Indian Firm S. Kumar & Co. trading as Atamco. (1968-70). Often known as Indian-Dinky toys, the finish was poor in comparison.
A close to mint, example finished in silver, off-white interior, black steering wheel, and intact window glazing. One-piece tyres and wheels with shiny silver wheel detail.
Shiny black base with ’DINKY TOYS", product name and Indian Licensee details visible.
A few minor marks to the paint and a little rough cast on the bonnet.
The colourful correct box (ATAMCO P LTD. Calcutta) is complete and bright. Crisp feel. Period label on a non-picture side. An internal end flap has been re-attached. Handling tear besides and some edge scuffs.